Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
419 PM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...STRONG WINDS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW AND
DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
THURSDAY MORNING...

WYZ106-110-116-117-041200-
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CENTRAL LARAMIE RANGE AND SOUTHWEST PLATTE COUNTY-
NORTH SNOWY RANGE FOOTHILLS-SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE-
SOUTH LARAMIE RANGE FOOTHILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BORDEAUX...ARLINGTON...ELK MOUNTAIN...
VEDAUWOO...BUFORD...PUMPKIN VINE...HORSE CREEK...HARRIMAN...
WHITAKER
419 PM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...GROUND BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST
THURSDAY...

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AROUND SUNRISE THURSDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS
  OF 60 MPH. THIS COMBINED WITH FRESH SNOWPACK WILL LIKELY CREATE
  WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW WITH NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TRAVEL. GROUND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE MOST
  LIKELY TO OCCUR ALONG INTERSTATE 80 NEAR ARLINGTON...OVER THE
  THE INTERSTATE 80 SUMMIT BETWEEN CHEYENNE AND LARAMIE...AND ON
  INTERSTATE 25 BETWEEN CHUGWATER AND WHEATLAND. THE COMBINATION
  OF VERY LOW VISIBILITIES AND CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING SNOW WILL
  CREATE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL WITH VERY ICY
  AND SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A GROUND BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND
POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. FOR SPECIFIC ROAD AND TRAVEL
CONDITIONS IN WYOMING AND NEBRASKA...DIAL 5 1 1.

&&

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WYZ101-103>105-107-109-113-115-118-041200-
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CONVERSE COUNTY LOWER ELEVATIONS-NORTH LARAMIE RANGE-
FERRIS/SEMINOE/SHIRLEY MOUNTAINS-SHIRLEY BASIN-EAST PLATTE COUNTY-
CENTRAL CARBON COUNTY-UPPER NORTH PLATTE RIVER BASIN-
LARAMIE VALLEY-CENTRAL LARAMIE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOUGLAS...GLENROCK...MUDDY GAP...
MEDICINE BOW...GLENDO...WHEATLAND...CHUGWATER...GUERNSEY...
RAWLINS...SINCLAIR...HANNA...SARATOGA...ENCAMPMENT...RIVERSIDE...
LARAMIE...CHEYENNE
419 PM MST WED FEB 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 11 AM MST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY MORNING. THE WORST
  CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AROUND SUNRISE THURSDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS IN EXCESS
  OF 40 MPH. THIS COMBINED WITH FRESH SNOWPACK WILL LIKELY CREATE
  AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES UNDER ONE HALF MILE AT
  TIMES.

* IMPACTS...MAINLY TO TO TRAVEL. DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
  TO DETERIORATE TONIGHT AND REMAIN POOR THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
  THE COMBINATION OF LOW VISIBILITIES AND CONSIDERABLE DRIFTING
  SNOW WILL CREATE VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS WITH ICY AND
  SNOW COVERED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS AND
WHEN APPROACHING AND DRIVING OVER RAILROAD CROSSINGS.

&&

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HAMMER



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